February 10, 2008

“God wouldn’t create somethin’ less than perfect, now, would He?

Filed by Brynn Craffey | February 10, 2008 | 9:32 PM | comments

The words above, uttered in a Southern Californian drawl by the large woman cutting my hair as we chit-chatted about baldness—of all things!—caught my attention and hit me harder than anything has so far. I’m no longer in the...Read More

Homophobia on YouTube

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 10, 2008 | 4:38 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Here is a link to my blog and the Advocate story is there! Have a great weekend! Thanks for listening! Love, Michael "BucK"...Read More

The Advocate's Homophobosphere

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2008 | 4:35 PM | comments

Here's Chris Crocker on homophobia on YouTube (NSFW): iPhone users: Click to watch This month's Advocate has an article about homophobia on web 2.0 outlets. It specifically talks about Chris Crocker's "Leave Britney Alone" video and the amount of homophobia...Read More

Living A Second Life: Rising To The Top

Filed by Rebecca Juro | February 10, 2008 | 4:25 PM | comments

(The first two parts of this series can be found here and here) I’d finally reached the point in my experience with Second Life when I felt comfortable enough within it as an individual to really start exploring the outer...Read More

Black LGBT History Day 10: Nadine Smith

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | February 10, 2008 | 2:24 PM | comments

Nadine Smith has been executive director of Equality Florida since its inception in 1997, and was executive director of its predecessor, the Human Rights Task Force of Florida. She joined the organization in 1993 after serving as one of four...Read More

Bad Habits

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 10, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I walked into the kitchen yesterday afternoon and I saw one of my own worst bad habits. I had left the cabinet door where the plates are open, the drawer for the utensils open and the door to the glasses...Read More

Oral Roberts University in More Hot Water

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 10, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

A former senior accountant at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma alleges that more than $1 billion annually was inappropriately funneled through the school. You may remember the self-proclaimed “Christian University” as the anti-gay school that will not enroll openly...Read More

Blogger meetup pic

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2008 | 12:27 PM | comments

I thought I'd share this photo from the blogger meetup. While folks were running in and out, we gathered up some of the bloggers at Creating Change and snapped a photo. Pictured: H. Alexander Robinson, Lane Hudson, Wayne Besen, Bil...Read More

What are these people really like?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2008 | 9:20 AM | comments

I'll have a lot more to say about Creating Change - especially about some of the major topics - but for now I just wanted to mention some of the other contributors and some thoughts about meeting most of them...Read More

Black LGBT History: The Black Panthers on Gay Rights

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | February 10, 2008 | 8:32 AM | comments

I'm a big fan of The Black Panthers. If I had been around in the 60's, I would have been a Panther. (Or so I like to think.) Many people like to criticize the Black Panthers by saying that they...Read More

Langston Hughes

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 10, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Black gay writer Langston Hughes was one of the leading lights of the Harlem Renaissance. Here he reads and explains the origins behind his gorgeous poem The Negro Speaks of Rivers....Read More